About Negotiation Academy

Why?
To create a world where productive
negotiations are second nature to everyone.
Who?
An Austrian negotiation firm
with global, innovative training solutions.
What?
Training, consulting, online courses,
events - brought to you worldwide.
“The lawyers of tomorrow are deal makers, dispute resolvers and business consultants. They will succeed by leveraging their negotiation and communication skills to become interest-based advocates and trusted advisors.”
Dr. Claudia Winkler, Founder and Lead Trainer
Claudia Winkler
Why we do what we do

More than 80% of professionals say that they hate to negotiate. Even for those who negotiate all the time, like lawyers, managers or procurement professionals, the unpredictability of turns creates a lot of discomfort. A structured framework of how to prepare, think, react and lead in negotiations, helps professionals maximize their results.

With our trainings, we help participants get comfortable and prepared, to confidently achieve the best possible deal for themselves or their clients, every time. Just like second nature.

Who we are

The Negotiation Academy is an Austrian Training and Consulting Firm providing global services in Negotiation and Communication. With our innovative blended learning solutions we help law firms, MNCs, banks and universities around the world increase their negotiation capacity for smarter outcomes.

Our tailored training, coaching and consulting solutions have helped more than 4,500 professionals polish their skills, optimize deals and maximize client satisfaction through their daily work.

What we can do for you

We bring Negotiation expertise to wherever you are!

Be it an in-house workshop at a global firm, a lecture at a conference or distance online training, we are flexible in supporting negotiators from around the world.

We have personally worked with students and professionals in Asia, Africa, Australia, Latin America, the US, UK and Europe and keep serving some of the largest firms, top universities and leading conferences globally.

FOUNDER & LEAD TRAINER
Brooke Shields
Michael Douglas
Mel Gibson
Prof. Nadja Alexander
Steve Wozniak
Hugh Hilton
Prof. Martin Hunter
Kevin Harrington
Michael Mcllwrath
Gary Born

Dr. Claudia Winkler LL.M. (HARVARD)

Claudia is an energetic and creative Austrian lawyer who has been running Negotiation training around the world since 2013. Initially working on her legal and academic career, Claudia left her tenure track offer in Austria for a Fullbright scholarship at Harvard Law School, to conclude her LL.M. with a new focus on Negotiation skills.

Whether a global audience of 4,000, or a coaching group of 4, Claudia s engaging, direct and practical training style creates an informative and interactive learning environment participants thrive in.

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